For Children

The Library offers many virtual resources for children, including storytime videos, interactive electronic storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, games, and much more.

Click on one of the categories below to explore all that we have to offer.

SUMMER FUN For Children

SUMMER FUN information can be be translated into another language by scrolling to the bottom of the page and selecting a language through Google Translate.

Participate in SUMMER FUN by reading, filling out your BINGO card & reading tracker in English or Spanish, and attending our virtual programs. Participants who complete SUMMER FUN by filling out the online Achievement Form will be entered in a prize drawing.

You can start the SUMMER FUN right now by downloading e-books and audiobooks.

You can read about a few of our programs below. For the full list of programs, and to register, check out our Events Calendar.

• Bubble Talk - Graphic Novel Book Club: Whether you’ve been reading graphic novels for a long time or you’re a newbie, here’s your chance to get together with other comic-loving youth to discuss a juvenile graphic novel. For ages 7 - 11.
• Live Virtual Storytime: Read, sing, talk, write, and play together via Zoom in a format designed by our team of children's librarians for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.
• Special Performances: Every week, we will host a virtual program from special performers including the Audubon Zoo, the Center for Puppetry Arts, Professor Universe, and more.

The 2021 New Orleans Public Library SUMMER FUN reading program is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library with support from the Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, and the Entergy Charitable Foundation.